Feelings of distraction, distress, or emotional chaos are natural and appropriate responses to be going through. Having these feeling doesn’t make us a basket case. We needn’t downplay these emotions, nor do we benefit from “checking out” until we are back to our old selves.
Here’s to support groups, to sharing fears, questions, problems, and remedies with laughter and tears. Here’s to camaraderie. To sisterhood. To all the good reasons for starting or joining a support group with other women who can offer so very much. It may be the one best gift you can give yourself right now.